About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • New Featurette Explores Ryan Gosling’s ‘Lost River’

    Posted Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    When Ryan Gosling started to assemble the cast of his directorial debut ‘How To Catch A Monster’ back in 2013, it seemed like he was selecting the stars of the most popular sci-fi franchises in history. First, he landed former ‘Doctor Who’ star Matt Smith fresh from his departure from the TARDIS. Saoirse Ronan of […]

  • ‘Doctor Who’ Brings ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Maisie Williams Aboard The TARDIS

    Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Mere days ago, Whovians celebrated the ten-year anniversary of the regeneration of the long-running British sci-fi series ‘Doctor Who’ in 2005. But now in 2015, the cast featuring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, Jenna Coleman as companion Clara Oswald, and Michelle Gomez as Missy AKA the Master are hard at work shooting the ninth […]

  • First Look At ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Prequel Comic ‘Kanan: The Last Padawan’

    Posted Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Back at Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada’s signature Cup O’ Joe panel at last year’s New York Comic Con, the former Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief announced that ‘Kanan: The Last Padawan’ would be joining Jason Aaron’s ‘Star Wars’, Kieron Gillen’s ‘Darth Vader’, and Mark Waid’s ‘Princess Leia’ in Marvel Comics’ line of books from a […]

  • Joss Whedon Discusses What The Twins Bring To ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015 07:08 pm GMT -4

      As more and more promotional material emerges for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ True Believers are learning more and more about the Marvel Cinematic Universe versions of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch. Recently, we saw some fun facts reveal a little bit about what to expect from Wanda and Pietro Maximoff, but Joss Whedon took it […]

  • WWE Studios Teams With Gene Simmons For Horror Movie Label Erebus Pictures

    Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Since World Wrestling Entertainment ventured into the world of major motion pictures in 2002, the sports entertainment company has formed many partnerships to produce a wide variety of films. Just like the great tag teams that have made their way through a WWE ring like the Legion of Doom, the Dudley Boyz, or the Hart […]

  • ‘Walking Dead’ Producer Offers Cookies With Carol To Fund ‘Mankiller’ Doc

    Posted Sunday, March 29th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Gale Anne Hurd is a veteran of the entertainment industry. The award-winning producer got her first big break when she co-wrote ‘The Terminator’ with James Cameron. From there, she went on to produce some massively popular films including ‘Aliens,’ ‘Armageddon,’ ‘The Punisher,’ ‘The Incredible Hulk,’ and ‘Tremors,’ in addition to the first three ‘Terminator’ movies. […]

  • Marvel Comics’ ‘Crash Ryan’ Flies On To The Big Screen

    Posted Sunday, March 29th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    When people today think of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, naturally names like Thor, Iron Man, and Captain America come up amongst the first five answers. Soon people may start to say Ant-Man, Quicksilver, The Vision, Daredevil, or even Jessica Jones. But one thing for sure is that no one is likely ever to associate Crash Ryan […]

  • New ‘Terminator: Genisys’ TV Spot Features J.K. Simmons

    Posted Saturday, March 28th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    The publicity team for ‘Terminator: Genisys‘ is doing a great job at building a story through their trailers that people may actually want to see this. In the very first one, they appealed to our nostalgia by showing us some familiar imagery from the classic series that appears in Alan Taylor’s upcoming film. Then during the […]

  • Latest ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Teaser Is Explosive

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 10:00 pm GMT -4

    We’re about to have an incredibly strong summer movie season. With films like ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Tomorrowland’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Terminator: Genisys’, ‘Ant-Man’, and ‘The Fantastic Four’, summer 2015 will be action packed. However, one film you definitely don’t want to miss is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’ From every bit of promotional material we’ve seen […]

  • Joss Whedon Confirms Altered Powers For Scarlet Witch In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After an amazing showing with ‘The Avengers’ in 2012, Joss Whedon is looking to raise the stakes once again in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.‘ One way he’s doing so is by introducing some of the most influential characters in Avengers history by bringing in Ultron, The Vision, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet […]

  • Sony Developing Live-Action ‘Robotech’ Franchise

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite the last few ‘Transformers’ movies being less than stellar, the giant robot movie genre is still on the rise. Aside from a ‘Pacific Rim’ sequel and a ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ reboot on the way, a bunch of films based on some classic Japanese cartoons are in development right now like ‘Voltron’ and ‘Gaiking.’ But […]

  • Steven Spielberg To Direct ‘Ready Player One’

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2011, Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ made a splash with fans of 80s pop culture references, which, if we’re being honest, was basically everyone who even looked at the cover of the book. The story follows a teen gamer as he explores a virtual utopia called OASIS, which is made up of references […]

  • Will Matt Smith Star In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’?

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Shortly after ‘Doctor Who’ celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, Matt Smith left the long-running British sci-fi show to make way for Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor. Since then, the former Raggedy Man took on a number of very different roles in films such as ‘How To Catch A Monster ‘(aka ‘Lost River’),’ ‘Terminator Genysis,’ and ‘Patient Zero.’ But now it […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Adds Lana Condor As Jubilee

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4

    Do you sense that? This is what some people call déjà vu. It appears that Bryan Singer is stacking the deck full of new mutants once again, except this time it’s for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Aside from seeing many stars like Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult reprise their roles from past films, a […]

  • Fun Facts About ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Reveal Scarlet Witch’s Powers & More

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 04:12 pm GMT -4

    Though there are still plenty of surprises in store for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, True Believers have been treated to a plethora of information about Joss Whedon’s upcoming Phase Two film thanks to various posters, trailers, and TV spots. But now we have some fairly exclusive behind the scenes details about what we will be […]